(2) Those clauses that apply to only specific types of acquisitions, (specific
commodities, value of contract, destination, and so forth.)
(3) Those clauses that may be required by the individual solicitation. A
solicitation may refer to a particular clause in a MS by paragraph number. The
referenced paragraph is then considered to be part of the contract.
d. Briefly scan the table of contents in figures 3-5 and 3-5A and notice the
various sections and paragraphs. You can see that some of the sections have little or
no importance to you as the inspector. For an example, look at Section M, paragraph M
56, Evaluation of Offers paragraph. This paragraph would be primarily for the
information of the prospective bidder. On the other hand, Section E, Inspection and
Acceptance, would be very important to the veterinary food inspection specialist. Look
at E52, Frozen Product Acceptance Limitation, and E48, Reinspection of
DEFENSE PERSONNEL SUPPORT CENTER TECHNICAL DATA SHEET
a. The DPSC TDS consists of inspection requirements for similar food items (for
example, bread and related perishable bakery products, or fresh milk, ice cream, and
other dairy products, or perishable waterfoods).
b. The title and date of the applicable TDS are identified in the solicitation.
c. The TDS of any given item will contain such information as:
Packaging, packing, marking and labeling requirements.
Item descriptions (including national stock numbers).
Subsidiary specifications and standards.
Attachments (such as DPSC Form 3556, Marking Requirements).
d. The Foreword of a TDS provides an outline of the contents. See figure 3-6,
showing page i of the DPSC TDS for Waterfoods.